What’s on in Bonn – or Bonn Alaaf!

Unbelievable, but true: it’s the beginning of the Carnival Season in the Rhineland! So, don’t be surprised to see some crazy costumes and to hear cannons on Bonn’s Market Square this Sunday, 11 Nov at 11.11 am. See what else is on in Bonn this weekend and enjoy!

Fri, 9 Nov
City Tour with the Night Watchman
Travel with the night watchman through Bonn. A walk through the darker, wilder sides of the city. English guided tour.
Time: 7 pm
Tickets: €12 / €10, must be booked in advance
More information: stattreisen-bonn.de/tours_in_english.htm

Sat, 10 Nov
Market for Minerals and Fossils
Familiar atmosphere and exchange among collectors and traders.
Time: 10 am
Venue: Johannes-Rau-hauptschule, Schulzentrum Pennenfeld, Albertus-Magnus-Str. 21
Entrance free!

Sat, 10 Nov
Dance highlight: Ghost Trio B – corps multiples
By CocoonDance company
Time: 8 pm
Venue: Theater im Ballsaal, Frongasse
Tickets: €15 /€9
More information and tickets: www.theater-im-ballsaal.de, www.bonnticket.de

Sat, 10 Nov and Sun, 11 Nov
Saint Martin’s Market
With arts and crafts, family activities and culinary delights
Time: as of 11 am
Venue: Endenicher Straße Bonn-Endenich
Entrance free.

Sat, 10 Nov and Sun, 11 Nov
Market for Japanese Arts and Crafts
Times: as of 11 am
Venue: Haus an der Redoute, Kurfürstenallee 1a, Bonn-Bad Godesberg
Entrance free.

Sun, 11 Nov
Bonn Alaaf! – Carnival is here!
Get out your crazy hat, join the crowds and meet Bonn’s new Carnival highnesses of the season. The three-hour program begins at 10:30 am.
The crazy ‘fifth season’ of the year will culminate in the large Carnival events between Women’s Carnival (28 Feb 2019) and Ash Wednesday (6 March 2019).

Sun, 11 Nov
Jazz in Concert: Martin Sasse Trio feat. Peter Bernstein
Time: 8 pm
Venue: Pantheon Theater, Siegburger Str. 42, Bonn
More information and tickets: www.pantheon.de

Sun, 11 Nov
Long Guitar Night
Feat. Luca Stricagnoli, Antione Beyer, Cenk Erdogan & Samuelito
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Harmonie Bonn, Frongasse 28-30
More information and tickets: https://www.harmonie-bonn.de/all-event-list/nacht-der-gitarren-feat-luca-stricagnoli-antione-beyer-cenk-erdogan-samuelito/

Get your ticket for the Bonn Players’ next production:
Neville’s Island – a comedy in thick fog, by Tim Firth
Dates: 20 to 24 November 2018 at the Kulturzentrum Brotfabrik Bonn-Beuel, Kreuzstraße 16
More information: www.bonnplayers.de

Also on in November:
Saint Martin’s Parades in all city districts
(see separate news item)

What’s on in our movie theaters this week?
Movies in Bonn
For a great weekly choice of foreign-language movies in Bonn, visit:
(look for movies marked OmU = original version)